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Top 5 medical supplies every sailor should have on-board – Tips from Dr. John Ross

Top 5 medical supplies every sailor should have onboard Jun 3, 2019    |    Dr. John Ross MD FRCPC — The most frequently asked question I get from sailors is – “what are the five ‘must haves’ in terms of medical supplies that I need for a long voyage?” Of course, that is a…
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A Case of Remote Telemedicine – Recollection from Dr. John Ross

A Case of Remote Telemedicine – Recollection from Dr. John Ross Aug 3, 2018    |    Dr. John Ross MD FRCPC PRAXES Medical Director, Dr. John Ross, recalls a case of remote telemedicine in which a serious medical incident took place at sea and how the team at PRAXES was able to provide world-class…
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The challenges of delivering high-quality telemedicine

The challenges of delivering high-quality telemedicine Apr 12, 2018    |    Dr. Samuel Campbell MD — Doctor Samuel Campbell talks about the complexities of providing the best telemedicine support possible to clients in remote locations. Dr. Samuel Campbell has been with PRAXES since 1997 and has seen the growth of the telemedicine industry firsthand.…
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Three tips for wellness for offshore workers from PRAXES Nurse

Three tips for wellness for offshore workers from PRAXES Nurse PRAXES Installation Nurse, Jonathan Christopher, knows first-hand what it’s like to work for long stretches of time away from home and the importance of prioritizing physical and mental health. He gave us three tips for offshore workers striving for wellness in their lives. 1. Live…
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7 Seas and 7 Summits adventurer on the benefits of Telemedicine

7 Seas and 7 Summits adventurer on the benefits of Telemedicine May 19, 2016    |    PRAXES Team — On April 17, 2016, Martin Frey became the first person in the world to climb the Seven Summits and sail the Seven Seas. He began his challenges in the mid 2000s and proceeded to scale the…
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Embracing the offshore life

Embracing the offshore life Apr 3, 2016    |    PRAXES Team — As an installation nurse, Jonathan Christopher, has the integral role of primary health care provider for an onboard crew working in remote locations offshore. Originally from St. John’s, Newfoundland, Christopher completed a medical assistant course in HMCS Quadra, BC, and became a…
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